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other democrats in trouble including former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick and jesse jackson junior. >>> with the departure of pope benedict, the catholic church is in a period of transition. there is a trend that has many catholics disturbed. religious correspondent lauren green on what is happening to catholic schools. >> they are frustrated that the school's close at the end of the year. >> when the decision time came, we were sure we met the goal. we at no time think it would close. then we felt it was in vain. >> in the 1950s, catholic schools were 13,000 nationally. today is less than 7,000. since 2000, 24% drop in number of schools. new york archdiocese of schools says this is not an academic issue. this is a finance issue. >> the cost per child is at an elementary school. roughly $6200. we artificially set tuition lower to make it as affordable as possible for all children and then we take it upon ourselves to make up the difference. >> attendance at mass down choosthere are fewer people choosing to make it a priority. >> if you're not a regular church-goer, perhaps getting
of the century here at home. >>> plus former congressman jesse jackson jr. pleading guilty to fraud. his father, the reverend jesse jackson joins me next. but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> not a proud day. i'm sorry i low everybody down. >> former congressman jesse jackson jr. outside a courthouse yesterday after he pled guilty to charges that he misused campaign funds. he will be sentenced in june, so we won't know his fate until then, but right now his father, the ref endjesse jackson sr. joins me to talk about this and other topics. i want to begin by asking how your son is doing and your reaction initially? i
a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? guilty as charged. jesse jackson junior tells a judge he's guilty of conspiracy in connection with a spending spree on donor's dimes. prosecutors say he spent $43,000 on a rolex. 9,500 on kids furniture and on furs. faces nearly five years in the slammer but he's not facing, at least yet, slamming in the media. why is that? judge napolitano is sounding the hip hypocrisy alert. >> we've seen articles in the blogs, papers come out tomorrow that, don't have d illinois after his name as you always see after the name of recently resigned public officials. jesse jackson jr. not a democratic congressman from the city of chicago, unlike when tom delay was convicted and you saw republican former majority from texas and duke cunningham. not the to minimize the crimes of one or maximize the other. >> but treat both the same. >> right. it's interesting how our colleagues in the media, especially the left flank, rejoice over the downfall of people they disagree with politically and try to not cover with great detail the downfall of thos
the presidential, this is a heavily democratic district in illinois that used to be represented by jesse jackson jr. until he resigned. today in the primary to replace him, gun reform played a huge role in the race. we're going to have results and whatever explanation we have got about those results coming up on the show this hour. and as that illinois congressional election becomes sort of a test case for the democratic party's newfound muscularity and confidence on the issue of gun policy, well, today in washington, vice president biden kept up his very high profile schedule on this issue. the vice president taking this meeting today with a group of really not the usual suspects on the gun issue. and also today, one key legislator announced a really important decision about what is going to happen now on the gun issue. we're going to be getting to that. alaska, don't wet your pants. something is going to happen on guns. try to hold it together. >>> furthermore today in washington, the collapse of one of the weirdest d.c. republican tantrums in this era in which we have a lot of weird d.c. republi
-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
this was resolved a long time ago when andrew jackson was president. >> well, we can go back if we want to all the way back to george washington if we want to go far enough back. so we all know even before thomas jefferson and how we became a country. >> i have no idea what that guy is talking about. nullification became a thing of the past legally in 1833, which is why plenty of people are saying the move in alaska is unconstitutional and will never, ever be enforced. >>> remember this? >> we took a concerted effort to go out and find women who had backgrounds that could be qualified to become members of our cabinet. i went to a number of women's groups and said can you help us find folks, and they brought us whole binders full of women. >> well, if you thought binders full of women left the scene with the rest of 2012, you didn't catch "jeopardy" yesterday. >> here are the categories for you. hugo awards for science fiction. 1990s music. world place names. funny things people say. a bunch of stuff. potpourri really. and a binder full of women. >> a binder full of women for $400. >> she's the
was paid $2.5 million to perform which she didn't. michael jackson older son prince landing his first job. the 16-year-old will be a special correspondent on entertainment tonight. the move, a good one for jackson says he would like to follow his famous father's footsteps. >> police have the right to arrest the mentally ill on the street for skipping their medication. it's a question that has come up several times in the wake of multiple mass shootings and subway attacks. new york city police are taking one step past that. they are putting most wanted list of mentally ill patients and officers plan to arrest them. what would our constitution say about that? judge napolitano joins us now. >> you always give me the easy questions. >> gretchen: we might have a lively discussion, it's an issue that is complicated. if i come to new york city, you see mentally ill people walking on the streets many of them homeless and its dire situation. you say that rounding them up and rescuing is unconstitutional? >> it's clearly unconstitutional because the constitution says the only way i can arrest someo
here, a book there. >> reporter: and patience is important according to mayor scott jackson. >> we have about 245 miles worth of road, and as of right now, about 50% of them are imp impassable. >> reporter: you find people i s neighborhoods doing their part. >> i have a friend down the street. his street isn't plowable. i owe him a couple and that's about what it is. >> reporter: and that's what peter is hoping for. >> i hope to get boy scouts helping out. >> reporter: neighbors helping neighbors to get help in hamden. the good news is it is night. the bad news is there's bad news in the forecast to add to the snow they're trying to get rid of. >> at least you you're finding folks with a good attitude and you moonwalking is always fun. you can continue to share with us. george howell live in connecticut. >> john, back over to you. >> i agree. lake to see george moonwalking. >>> saying is one thing. doing it is another. coming up from washington, a closer look at what the president promised in the last "state of the union" address. did he follow through? you ready? we wanna be our brothe
night there was a special election. it was in a democratic seat to replace jesse jackson. a lot of people are scoffing about it. conservatives immediately because michael bloomberg went in. there was a candidate that was in a competitive race who was supported by the nra. bloomberg came in. and it changed everything overnight. >> he did. and he spent, i believe, $2 million on that race in a media market like chicago in a race at this level, $2 million is a lot of money. it's a lot of money anywhere. but coming in at the last minute and flood, saturate the airwaves with advertising in support of her and, you know, look. we talked about this a couple days before on the program. the mayor is a dangerous man in american politics right now for people who want to fight this battle. >> yeah, whatever you want to spend on trying to advocate for guns, he will triple, double, quadruple, he will spend more. >> he's got a limitless bank account, and as i said the other day, a lot of really smart political advisors who know that they want him to have an impact. and he cares about this. he's
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